Pleated and Collared Dress

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Here is my lovely lace and blue creation! I made this dress fully out of fabric I already had (the lace was my granny’s). So the total cost was about 3 dollars, the cost of the invisible zipper. This was my first peter pan collar to draft. It was far easier than my last collar, because I actually drafted it correctly. The rest of the pattern is a modification of my polka-dotted dress, which has been perhaps my favorite pattern. The skirt is a pleated half-circle. I guess this dress reminds me of that light blue, white-sleeved dress that Maria wears, because every time I put it on I feel like I came straight out of The Sound of Music. It will be a suitable dress for church, weddings, and the like. This may well be he best-fitting dress I have ever made. Now if that doesn’t convince you to draft your own patterns, I don’t know what does!

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Oh, and the lucky winner of the lace infinity scarf is…. lucyducy! Please give me your email address in a comment, which I will not publish/approve, that way I can send you the scarf!

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Lace Infinity Scarf Giveaway!

I just got my 100th follower! I’m coming up on my two year blogging anniversary and have run into so many great bloggers on here. Thanks so much to all of you for reading and commenting on my blog! I always love signing in and seeing that little box in the right corner turn orange, because someone commented or newly followed my blog. Now, what you all are waiting for……. I’m giving away this lace infinity scarf that I made! To enter, just comment on this post; then I will randomly select a winner. Entries are open through May 12, and the winner will be announced shortly after. Thank you all for reading about my gastronome-iness and my closet!

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